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Geoffrey Charles Tasker Keyes
Victoria Cross Medal without Bar.png
Benghazi War Cemetery, Libya
Allegiance  United Kingdom
Service/branch  United Kingdom Army
Years of service 1937–1941 
Rank Lieutenant-Colonel
Unit Royal Scots Greys
No. 11 (Scottish) Commando
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Victoria Cross (posthumous)
Military Cross
Croix de Guerre
Relations Admiral of the Fleet Roger John Brownlow Keyes, 1st Baron Keyes (father)

Lieutenant-Colonel Geoffrey Charles Tasker Keyes, VC, MC (18 May 1917 – 18 November 1941) was an Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. At the time he was the youngest lieutenant colonel in the British Army.

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